Many Ohio residents are likely familiar with the famous Baldwin brothers. Recently the youngest of the Baldwin acting clan, Stephen, gained media attention for a very different reason. According to officials from the Internal Revenue Service, Baldwin failed to file and pay his state taxes for the tax years 2008 through 2010. As a result, he faced criminal charges for failing to pay some $400,000 in tax debt.
To avoid being sentenced to prison in March 2013, Baldwin pleaded guilty to one felony count of failing to pay taxes. However, rather than sentencing the actor to spend time behind bars, the judge overseeing the case provided Baldwin the opportunity to repay his tax debt.